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Girlfriend Hives Allergic Benadryl
If i was allegic to shrimp as a kid can i try it now as a adult and see if i out grew it.and if i get hives can i use benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Shell fish allergy : Do not treat your allergy carelessly. If you want to test it then go to a qualified allergist. Take your shrimp along (no touching of course) and you are the doctor can have lunch. If you react you will need epinephrine, oxygen, and then Benedryl to recover. If you don't react you and your doctor enjoyed lunch. Some doctors may not want you to try due to the risk. Get an epipen too. ...Read more
Allergic to benadryl, (diphenhydramine) is xyzal safe for me, or will it gives me hives as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) did?
My 3 year old has an allergic reaction to mangoes hives . Can i give her benadryl (diphenhydramine)? If so, how much?
To treat non anaphylactic allergic reactions faster (hives and itchiness) would it be better to go with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) IM or Atarax IM?
IM of either: but the difference may be merely 30 minutes. ...Read more
In the event of a hives-only, but still troubling, allergic reaction, what can someone allergic to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) take? Don't wanna use an epipen for hives.
I have had hives within minutes of taking dye free benadryl (diphenhydramine). Is this possible? And would xyzal be a safe alternative? Does xyzal help allergic reactn?
My allergist told me there is almost no way I am allergic to benadryl (diphenhydramine). Why do I get a few hives 20 minutes after taking it, then? I take dye free.
It is possible: Your allergist is correct in that allergy to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is very rare. However, it can occur, especially if you have frequently used creams or lotions containing Benadryl (diphenhydramine) on your skin. If you are still concerned about it, talk with your allergist about performing skin testing to benadryl (diphenhydramine). Alternatively, he may perform a "challenge, " in which you are given a few increasing doses to see if you react. ...Read more